The US Department of State has confirmed that it has suffered a data breach which exposed the personally identifiable information of some employees.
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Big business turns a blind eye to the human cost of exploiting US prisoners and their loved ones.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has been fined £200,000 for revealing identities of abuse victims in a mass email.
Hell hath no fury like a jealous clarinetist’s girlfriend! Your Google ChromeCast could be letting stalkers find out where you live! And why on earth is Graham recommending people write their passwords down in a book!?
Learn more in the latest episode of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast, with hosts Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.
The Efail attack on encrypted emails is sneaky, but it doesn’t seem to be all that it’s hyped up to be.
Brace yourself, there’s a security scare involving encrypted email that could see your past sensitive messages exposed.
It’s name? “Efail.”
With much tougher data protection regulations coming into force in May 2018 in the form of GDPR, it may be a canny move to securely wipe such information sooner rather than later.
Email security matters. Check out this free webinar where I discuss the threats.
Email attachment malware is the thorny topic tackled by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer in this special “splinter” episode from the Smashing Security podcast team.
Alonzo Knowles was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty in a separate case involving the hacking of female celebrities’ online accounts
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
It’s not as easy to up sticks and leave your Yahoo account for dead as it used to be…
There’s enough wrong with email as it is, without Google buggering it up further for the sake of a silly joke.
According to reports, users of the hacked Ashley Madison website have received blackmail emails demanding that they pay up, or risk having their membership exposed. How worried should they be?
A sexual health clinic in Soho, London, is the latest organisation to fall foul of the all-too-common CC/BCC error.
There might be a good reason why people use their work email rather than their personal email for a site like Ashley Madison.
But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t better ways to keep your private affairs private.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Yes, too many internet users choose poor passwords, or reuse them on multiple sites.
But Medium would have done better to promote alternative methods of keeping accounts safe, rather than declaring passwords dead.